TITLE

Determining Defamation

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Kelley R.
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Principal Leadership;May2012, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on how to determine defamation, a false publication that damages a person's reputation. Given example is the court case Godin v. Schencks in which school district employees claimed that the principal is abusing the students. In response, the principal sued the employees, claiming defamation. Elements of defamation include the statement made, the injury caused by that statement and the injury caused by the defendant.
ACCESSION #
75500889

 

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